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Originally Posted by kn7671 View Post
LOL - Dodge Charger Hellcat with it's 707-horsepower driven by Randy Pobst at Streets of Willow only managed a 1:26.87. For the record, that's 2.58 seconds slower around the track than the Mustang.

I know this really is not in line with the comparison for the subject of this thread, but for reference, the Dodge Challenger R/T 6.4 Scat Pack managed to get around faster than the Hellcat with a 1:25.76.

The lesson here is that no one car is equal to another, and horsepower does not solve all problems, though it sure will put a grin on your face.
You certainly are right on both counts. The Hellcat is 200 to 300 lbs heavier then the Challenger R/T 6.4 Scat Pack, which is your enemy on a road course track - even though the Hellcat has a "competition" suspension. There isn't much doubt that you will be smiling when you step on the "loud peddle" at a stop light - unless you are thinking about the cost of the rear tires I have the SRT 392 (6.4 Challenger with adjustable suspension, multiple engine/transmission tunes etc.). I suspect it will outperform the R/T on a road course.
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